As we become fully immersed in the autumnal weather, we take a leaf out of its book and match our issue to follow suit with the hues of the season. Focusing on one particular hue, in fact. Welcome to The Red Hot Issue. Drawing inspiration from the recent exhibition of the same name by Thomas Knights, featuring the hottest redheads in London- all for a good cause.read more
Sir Paul Smith is not only one of our most commercially successful designers, garnering the highest respect within his industry and beyond (no Tsarist tantrums here, his studio and four fashion shows a year are well renowned for being relaxed and affable places to work) despite being the man behind a global operation with stores in 73 countries…read more
For a tantalizing journey back to colonial Britain, you need look no further than Islington’s newest jewel, the Hoxley and Porter. Costa Tofan, the creative force behind the Victorian-explorer inspired venture has already brought a string of highly successful hangouts to the London scene; The Landsdowne in Primrose Hill and The Lodge Tavern in Ealing et al.read more
Thomas Knights isn’t just any photographer. He’s the photographer that has contributed the hottest cover issue that To Be Continued has ever seen. It might seem that Knights’ photographs of attractive red headed males need no explanation, when wouldn’t it be appropriate to showcase these beautiful specimens? However, there is a serious point to the series.read more
Per QX has stormed onto London’s dance music scene with a deep-house sound that has a spectacular back story. From winning a 12in Madonna record at a school disco dance competition-in his native Sweden, Per found his calling behind the decks and kick-started his career with his first set aged 12 at a school lunch disco.
Heading towards December, we are almost into Champagne season. These days there are a number of different options for stocking up on the delightful drink before the merriment begins, and this includes buying online. Although more prominent at this time of year, many people need no excuse at all for a sip; Champagne is seen as a drink for all people, for all occasions.
Hidden behind the Christmas hustle and bustle of Bond Street, hungry customers will find Casa Di Fiori – a pastel, Venetian dolls-house inspired restaurant plucked straight out of yester year. Translated as ‘House of Flowers’, the restaurant was created by Louisa Egorova who already runs a seemingly successful Italian cafe – Hamilton’s on Maddox Street.
Dar Fakir epitomises Moroccan luxury to a tee, but without the expected extortionate prices. The stunning riad was renovated in 2011 and comprises some seven bedrooms- four suites and three rooms. All the rooms have been uniquely finished with authentic, elegant Moroccan decor; ornate Berber fixtures and rich, warm romantic colours.
When, if ever, is red right? Males of all ages and from all spectrums are asking this important question. Is it right for a grown man to saunter in scarlet, parade around in persimmon or accessorise with alizarin? As times change and men ride the crest of the metro sexual tsunami, they need to ask themselves is it acceptable for today’s gentleman to wear a colour once only the domain of women (and dandies).
The history of the red lipstick spans way back to ancient Egyptian times. It’s amazing to think that hundreds of thousands of years later the signature red hue is still going strong all around the world. So why has the red lipstick remained so popular throughout the past centuries?
When paired, the words ‘festive season’ and ‘beauty’ procure images of glitter, red lipstick and some rather snazzy Santa nails. At this time of year the majority of beauty products on offer are aimed at women, yet what about the men of the Yuletide season? Well, do not fear, there is an array of products out there that will help any man rival St Nicholas himself for man of the moment this Christmas.
In these social media ruled times, our music consciousness and tastes rapidly change before you can say viral video. In this light, it is quite astonishing that Sky Ferreira has managed to maintain a continuing level of interest among hipsters and music fans alike for three years, without ever releasing a full album.
La Maison des Artistes is a hidden gem in the heart of South Kensington’s nightlife. Many people have an idea about the kind of night out that they’d expect to experience in SW7, however the latest opening from artist and nightclub royalty Alberto Tavares- alongside his brother and business partner David Carvalho, will completely blow that vision right out of your head.